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morning, 24seven people are dead. rescuers are racing against time, looking for anyone who survived the quake. they may be trapped in the rubble of the homes and businesses. thousands of people lost their homes in the earthquake which struck small towns and villages in a mountainous area. the government has set up tent cities for people whose homes were destroyed. welcome back to mornings on 2. it's thursday, august 25th i'm brian flores. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve is also waking up with us after a little bit of rest. fighting something. >> i know i have a lot of company. >> yes, you do. >> back to school, back to germs, i always say. >> i like that. >> if i was going back to school i wouldn't be here. but we're here. low clouds, fog.
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stop me if you've heard this before. this has been the quietest month, august. inland temperatures have cooled down a little bit compared to the beginning of the month. and i think as we get to september we might see more significant changes. not today though. fog, 60s, pretty decent delta breeze. 50s and 60s on the temps. north bay temps, low for some. kelseyville, 55. low pressure is trying to get down here and i think it will. today, no change expose bay. 60s and 70s there. and 70s for some including san jose and santa rosa. and the warmest are out to the east mostly. all right, sal. what do you have, sir? we have a look at the commutes -- people drive a very
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long way. vacaville, fairfield, dixon, winters, it's not a bad commute and traffic continues to look nice with no major issues. and traffic is also looking good if you're driving on 80 westbound. and the traffic is not bad continues out to the hercules area. all of it looks good so far. highway24 from walnut week to oakland, not a bad drive. going through the tunnel with little or no delay to the oakland side and at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is light as you head to the bay bridge. 4:32. let's go back to the desk. police in san francisco are searching for man behind an attack in pacific heights. we want to warn you you might find the surveillance video difficult to watch. it shows a man running up to a woman. he punches her in the face and continues to punch her after she falls to the ground. this happened 7:45 saturday
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night on washington street near lafayette park. the woman did not know the man but he did saying is to her. >> say you're sorry or something along those lines, and she had no idea what he was talking about because she did not know him. >> the woman suffered a broken nose and was able to call 911 after the man ran away. the suspect may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol. investigators have been unable to find witnesses and they are asking anyone who might have seen something to come forward. a san francisco muni driver was attacked by a passenger. a man hit the operator in the head with a skateboard. it happened on the 47 bus line at van ness and bush on tuesday afternoon. the examiner reports that the driver suffered a cut to the forehead. video from the bus was handed over to police. this attack comes after another
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reported assault on a muni driver earlier this month. two men hit by a taxicab two days ago remain in the hospital. we spoke with one victim on the phone from his hospital room yesterday. and he tells us at first he thought someone set off a fire cracker when the cab slammed into his shoe shine station. the other man who works for him suffered more serious injuries. as for the cause of the crash, investigators say the taxi driver may have had a medical issue and hits the gas pedal instead of the brake. the cab driver has been released from the hospital. the deaths of two young sisters is causing sonoma county to lobby for safety improvements on a dangerous stretch of highway. the 6-year-old and 4-year-old drowned when the pickup they were riding in went off the
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road and into the russian river. their mom was able to get out of the water safely but was unable to reach her daughters strapped in the backseat. the supervisor tells the press democrat he immediately contacted state leaders and highway officials to discuss safety options. possibilities include rumble strips on the road, flashing lights, and a guardrail. police in hayward are looking for two men in connection with a deadly stabbing. investigators released these sketches yesterday. the men are suspected in the death of jason viegas. he was stabbed on cottonwood avenue. the suspects left the scene in a white car. anyone with any information is asked to call hayward police. san francisco police are searching for suspects in four shootings in the city. today's chronicle reports the shootings which took place between tuesday afternoon and wednesday morning do not appear to be related. investigators tell the paper
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three men were wounded in shootings at the un plaza, the mission district and the outer mission. and there was gunfire at a home in visitation valley but known was hit there. the three wounded victims are all expected to survive. a campbell city councilman has been arrested on domestic violence charges. jeffrey christina was taken into custody. his fiancie showed up at a police station. she told officers that the two had a fight and christina would not let her use the cell phone. christina was booked in jail and was released after posting bail. the city of oaklands will turn to the public in the search for a new police chief. mayor libby schaaf broke the news yesterday. the search follows a chaotic summer for the department. two police chiefs came and went
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within days. a city administrator is running the department. mayor schaaf tells us oakland is moving into an important new phase in the search for a new chief. >> we'll have public meetings all over the city. we'll have an online survey. we want to hear from those who can't make meetings. >> and we spoke to people familiar with the process of finding a police chief. the average search takes four to six months. several bronze statues have been recovered. detectives say the statues were taken during two burglaries last month. after getting several tips, authorities located the stolen items in el sew brother today -- sobrante. oakland a's will look for a
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possible new home for the team. the proposed site is at the howard terminal at the estuary a half mile from jackson square. it's a cargo landing area. here's an aerial photo. some fans could take the ferry to the game just like a it's park. looks like it would be fabulous. john fisher will be in the meeting. the port says it's open to new development. >> there have been numerous expressions of interest in the howard terminal. right now it's used for maritime related. and the park will listen to anything that makes financial sense. >> mayor libby schaaf plans to keep the a's in the city. the a's are looking at several sites and all of them are in
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oakland. a new bill could help provide housing for teachers. signed into law next week, it would allow school districts in california to lease property to build affordable housing for educators. many teachers have been struggling with the high cost of living. mayor ed lee says one of two surplus properties could be redeveloped for employees starting in the next two years. new figures show california students improved scores on statewide exams and are still missing the mark. they improved test scores compared to last year. and most students failed to meet the standard expected for the grade. 37% of students tested met or exceeded the math standards. reading stores were higher, 49% across all grades.
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governor brown will sign a 10-year extension of the climate change law. lawmakers renewed the legislation, sending it to the governor's desk. it imposes a tax on pollution and includes mandates for zero emission vehicles and restricts the use of diesel fuel. the governor called it a milestone. >> the passage of this bill gives legislative force to our clean air goals for 2030. this is a real commitment backed up by real power as a result of the votes taken. >> the legislation sets an ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gases to 40% below 1990 levels by the year 2030. we just got done talking about the search for a police chief in oakland. there's a search for a police chief in san francisco and that
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continues. the deadline approaching and what experts are saying about it. new reports this morning about embattled olympic swimmer ryan lochte. the show he's joined and when you'll see his big debut. traffic is doing well in many areas on 80 westbound as you head out to the macarthur maze. well, not much change, 60s, 70s, 80s, but what about the weekend? there are hints of a cooler pattern inland. we'll talk about that.
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website of actress leslie jones has been reportedly hacked. hackers posted private
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documents and photos. she was bombarded after bad reviews of ghost busters, the fbi is investigating the hack. celebrities have been showing support for her on twitter. hope solo has been suspended for six months. this follows comments she made after the u.s. lost to sweden on penalty kicks in the olympics. the team from sweden was a bunch of cowards is what she said for focusing on defense rather than attacking. the president of u.s. soccer said her comments were not acceptable. she said she was saddened by the decision. ryan lochte might be putting away his swimming trunks and putting on dancing shoes. he's reportedly in talks to performance on dancing with the stars. the producers made the offer before the controversy at the
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summer games. he admitted that he overexaggerated claims that he and fellow swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in rio. katie ledecky shed she can play baseball. she threw out the first pitch at the nationals game. first she had to hand bryce harper her medals. >> that's a pretty good pitch. >> she's a phenomenal athlete. >> a great olympics. >> it was the third time she's thrown out the first pitch at the nationals game. she also did so before game one of the nationals division series with the giants in 2014. the giants have not been able to shake off the slump. they lost to the dodgers. justin turner had a solo home
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run off johnny cueto. former oakland a rich hill who was traded to the dodgers made his debut. the giants couldn't capitalize with runners in scoring position. the series finale tonight -- the dodgers will have a four game lead in the west if they lose. cleveland indians winning 5- 1. graveman got his 10th win of the season. gave up six hits, two walks. the a's are off and head to st. louis for a series with the cardinals. a new report says you'll function best by waking up early. i might have something to say about that. the wall street journal
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interviewed entrepreneurs. >> they say the 4 a.m. hour is is the most productive. there's less traffic. yes. >> true. >> more tranquility. and you can eliminate social media? >> no. >> and avoid hectic midday activities. but the drawback is a lack of sleep. >> we were just talking about how tired we are. sal, it's every day. particularly right now. maybe it's fall or the change of the seasons or something. >> for me, it's 3 p.m. 3p.m. you can talk to me and i'll be huh? >> that's tea time at my house. i go for some green tea. >> we need that kind of tee time as well. we haven't played golf for a
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while. steve plays as well. >> the last time [ overlapping speakers ] >> we'll invite brian. >> can i be invited. >> you can drive the cart. >> what's your handicap? >> i have no idea what you just said. good morning, everyone. i want to mention -- my handicap is slow traffic. i'll be here all week. this is a look at 580 westbound from tracy to the altamont pass. a lot of slow traffic. stop and go traffic and this is becoming normal. yesterday there was a stalled truck making it worse. and today it's very slow as you drive through the area. no major problems and looking at a commute where traffic is going to be busy heading to the macarthur maze. no major problems here driving through. the traffic is going to be okay at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's not a bad commute here. traffic if we -- i think we
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might have the toll plaza here. the traffic is actually very light. i am just finding out about something that's happening here in the south bay. it just came in to us. northbound 101 in san jose, there's a problem where cars have hit bricks in the road. four or five large bricks. you know how bricks are. northbound 101 at mckee. chp is rushing out there. several cars have hit bricks and become disabled and one car is facing the wrong way on the right-hand shoulder. since the south bay is so light you might be better off by using 280 or avoiding 101 near mckee until they figure it out. 4:49 and let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome, steve. indianapolis, this is kokomo. i'm from indiana so i know a lot of these places. well, pam is from indiana, how
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is that. 40miles north of indianapolis a tornado came through and i mean there were gusts 165 miles per hour. there were some people in a starbucks that had to hide out in a bathroom and it got leveled near a mall. and there were funnel clouds near indianapolis. that did not do as much damage. the town is called chippendale near kokomo. so indiana got slammed there. 40miles north of indianapolis. speaking of -- we'll watch this system go through right there. right there. so that's what it did. and the line of thunderstorms continues. it's marching northward now. towards fort wayne, probably went through elkhart on its way to ohio and now chicago. looks like it's past there and now into detroit. very severe weather here. everybody is getting some kind
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of weather. we get the fog. breezy into the weekend. and looks like a cooler pattern inland. how much cooler. stuck in the 60s for the longest time here. fog is there up and down the coast. kind of peels off about point conception. 20, gusts to 30 miles per hour. 50s on the temps and cool for some. feels like a hint of fall to me. a couple of people said the same thing. there are hints around early september of a system dropping in. until then, we're waiting for a system to move in from the north. that will usher in a bigger fog bank. quiet in the sierra now. the fog goes very active and might produce some drizzle. more so tonight and tomorrow. you can see the system working in and that will start to cool down inland areas tomorrow and then we level it for the weekend. 60s, 70s, 80s inland. and some areas in the 90s.
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might dip into the 80s as we head to friday and saturday. not much change coast and bay. incredible pattern. almost day-to-day you could pencil in 63 for the city. looks cooler friday for inland areas. could cash convince you to replace your wood burning fireplace? coming up in the 5:00 hour, the grant you can now apply for. >> my mom and my family -- >> the story of a bay area teenager bitten by a venomous snake on vacation.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. happening today, the national parks service turns 100 years old. the first national park, yellowstone, was created in 1872. that's the grand canyon there. but august 25, 1916, president woodrow wilson signed a law creating the national parks service. there are 400 parks and monuments throughout the united states. visit any of them for free today. beginning today, the greatest show on earth stops in
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the bay area. ringling brothers barnum & bailey. the circus has retired the elephants. tonight's guest star includes 9- year-old james savage who made headlines when he swam to alcatraz and back. the city council approved an ordinance that bans drones and hobby crafts from city parks. the city also says they can't enforce rules at the park where the near mishap happened since the park ranger position was eliminated in 2011. they are working on a master plan for bed well. a teenager from napa county is on the road to recovery following a terrifying experience in central america. audrey benson was in belize and
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she was bitten by one of the most dangerous snakes in the world. the venom of the pit viper causes kidney damage and death. her mom did not think she was going to survive. >> i was absolutely convinced this is where she was going to die. i could not at that moment imagine anyone being able to survive what she was -- what was happening to her. >> i remember waking up at the hospital. seeing my mom and my family. >> can you imagine? >> no. gosh, that's scary. >> audrey is back home after spending weeks at a florida hospital. she is eager to make a full recovery and head back to her water polo team. the search for survivors in italy is becoming more
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desperate as time goes by and the death toll continues to rise. the ongoing scandal for hillary clinton. the fight she is now taking against the media. we're looking at a commute where traffic is beginning to get slower on highway 4 although it's not stop and go. we'll tell you a little more about the commute coming up.
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hillary clinton could face trouble from the group wikileaks and donald trump seemingly changing his position on immigration reform. i'm doug luzader from washington. we'll have more from the campaign trail just ahead. >> reporter: more chances to shop while you wait for a bart train. we'll tell you about the plan to put retailers at bart stations. this is ktvu mornings on 2. ♪ [ music ] ♪ i got the feeling that something ain't right. ♪ >> i haven't heard that in a while. >> let's see if steve knows the band. >> back in the middle again. >> he knows it. jerry afterrerrity. >> stuck in

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